Ebb & Flow Arts Presents "A Little More Summer Music, Please" - Five Cutting Edge Music & Arts Events on Three Hawaiian Islands

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Ebb & Flow Arts presents a series of five events on three islands, June 20 - July 23, 2011. “A Little More Summer Music, Please” features renowned musicians, artists and dancers in cutting-edge multi media events, chamber concerts and electronic music.

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“Over the years our North South East West Festivals prove to be international sounding boards and mirrors for the finest talent both within Hawai’i, and elsewhere around the globe.”

Ebb & Flow Arts presents a series of five events on three islands, June 20 - July 23, 2011. “A Little More Summer Music, Please” features renowned musicians, artists and dancers in cutting-edge multi media events, chamber concerts and electronic music.

“We continue our statewide exploration of the avant-garde in Music and Art,” states E&FA director, Robert Pollock. “Over the years our North South East West Festivals prove to be international sounding boards and mirrors for talent both within Hawai’i, and elsewhere around the globe,” he explains.

“A Little More Summer Music, Please” includes twenty (20) works by sixteen (16) composers, including four (4) World Premieres and ten (10) Hawai’i premieres.

Schedule of events

Monday, June 20, 2011, 7:30pm, pre-concert discussion, 6:30pm, admission $10 (advance), $15 (at the door), $8 students, refreshments
New Music from Korea - Arts at Mark’s Garage, 1159 Nu’uanu Ave., Honolulu (http://www.artsatmarks.org) (808) 521-2903, Ebb & Flow Ensemble - Rachel Schutz, soprano, Scott Anderson, clarinet, Ignace Jang, violin, Joanna Morrison, ‘cello, Robert Pollock, composer/pianist - works by Ernst Krenek, Eunhye Park (Korea), Michael Foumai (who will be present), Robert Pollock (based on ‘poems’ by R. D. Laing), Edward T. Cone - in which the audience selects the order of pieces, and Dina Koston. Works by Park and Foumai are commissioned by E&FA with support from Argosy Foundation Contemporary Music Fund (Milwaukee). Foumai’s work is based on poems by ancient Korean artisans, the Kisaeng.

Friday, June 24, 7:30pm, Free admission, Multimedia marathon - Seabury Hall Performing Arts Center, 480 Olinda Rd., Makawao (http://www.seaburyhall.org) (808) 572-7235, Ebb & Flow Multi Media Group - special guest, Emil Richards (LA), vibraphonist/composer, John Zangrando, woodwinds, Bob Harrison, bass, Paul Marchetti, percussion, others, musicians; Tony Walholm, Frances Ku, Piero Resta, Michael Takemoto, Martha Woodbury, painters; Lisa Gagnon, Hallie Hunt-Armato, dance, Todd van Amburgh, stage design. Works include world premiere of Paint to This, Play to That by Emil Richards - painting to real time music - multi media experiments with audience participation, Hawai’i premiere of Robert Pollock’s Vibiano for vibraphone and piano, and jazz selections by Maui Jazz Quartet. A special real time photo collage of the event will be created by artist, Bill Best.

Saturday, July 9, 7:30pm, pre-concert discussion, 6:30pm, Free admission,
Duo Diorama (Chicago) Seabury Hall Performing Arts Center, 480 Olinda Rd., Makawao (http://www.seaburyhall.org) (808) 572-7235, celebrated musicians, MingHuan Xu, violin, Winston Choi, pianist, works by John Melby (Massachusetts) (who will be present), Maurice Ravel, Burton Beerman - a special multi media production, featuring Lisa Buell and Jamy Woodbury, dance, Todd van Amburgh, stage and lighting design/narration, others.

Saturday, July 16, 7:30pm, Free admission, Battle of the pianists -
Maui Music Conservatory, Ka’ahumanu Mall, 275 W. Ka’ahumanu Ave., 2nd floor, Kahului, (http://www.museix.com/mmc.html) (808) 893-0707, area pianists including Ruth Murata, Lotus Dancer, Robert Pollock, Beatrice Scorby, Karyn Sarring, Peiling Lin, plus special guest, Winston Choi, and others, perform pieces for 1, 2, and 4 pianos, works by Igor Stravinsky, Simeon ten Holt, Anne Ku, Percy Grainger, Maurice Ravel, others. A special composition for the occasion features eight pianists on four pianos.

Saturday, July 23, 7:30pm, Free admission, Music of the spheres - Imiloa Planetarium, 600 ‘Imiloa Place, Hilo (http://www.imiloahawaii.org/35), (808) 969-9703, electronic music, in-house, 3D visuals, images by area artists, works by Michael Takemoto and Robert Wehrman, Peter Swanzy and Gary Greenberg, Jeffrey Hall, Iannis Xenakis, others. Special, very recent NASA imagery.

For further information, write E&FA, Box 1081, Kula HI 96790; reach our website: http://www.ebbandflowarts.org, and call: (808) 876 1854.

These events are part of E&FA’s annual, multi day, multi site, international North South East West festival. It is produced with support from the Aaron Copland Fund for New Music, Ahs Foundation, Edward T. Cone Foundation, Atherton Family Foundation, Hawai’i Tourism Authority/Maui County Oed/cpep, John R. Halligan Charitable Fund, Hawai’i State Foundation on Culture & Arts, Korean American Foundation, Innovative Performing Arts Grant-Virtual Media Foundation, Argosy Foundation Contemporary Music Fund,  Bmi Foundation, Central Pacific Bank, Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music, Mayor Arakawa Community Kokua Fund and private contributions. Web site service provided by Maui Web Designs. 

Ebb & Flow Arts, Inc. is a non profit presenter of modern music and multi media events. It is the only such presenter in Hawai'i, and was founded in 1999, by composer/pianist Robert Pollock. It aims to build bridges between the Arts. Ebb & Flow Arts creates a global sound board and mirror for music and art in Hawai’i. We also teach Maui's children how to read and write music with "Scaling Haleakala," an award winning curriculum.

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